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The 25th Agrilink Agribusiness Exhibition

Organized by the Foundation for Resource Linkage and Development, Agrilink is the undisputed leader in agribusiness exhibition which is being held annually in October. It is immediately begin to be the Philippines’ largest annual international agribusiness event from its first show in 1994 which attracts hundreds of exhibitors and visitors. Since 2000, the venue for the Agrilink has been in World Trade Center in Manila. Now on its 25th year, held last Oct 4-6, 2018 Agrilink celebrates with its biggest exhibit yet and one that features the entire value chain from farm inputs up to the retail markets.

Organic Agriculture Gains More Ground at UPLB

Last March 21, 2018, a simple ground-breaking ceremony initiated the construction of a modest building for the Organic Agriculture Research, Development and Extension Center at UPLB .This multi-purpose building, targeted to be completed by year-end, shall serve as venue for conducting strategic R&D, capability building programs, market and industry information hub, policy studies and network promotion related to organic agriculture.

The Horrors of Pesticides

If the word has the suffix -cide in it, then you know it’s about killing something. Pesticides are designed to eliminate insects, fungus, bacteria and other things that fed or nuisance on crops. Farming is a business and some of the farming companies are bottom-line entities in business to make money at any cost. Pesticides are being used to ensure that they will get the crop yield demand every season, no matter how it affects the environment and as well as the consumers.